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Buying vs. Renting

Use the calculator below to compare the advantages and considerations of owning vs. renting a home.

  Current Rent:
  Purchase Price of Home:
  Percentage of Down Payment:
  Length of Loan Term (years):
  Interest Rate:
  Years You Plan to Stay in This Home:
  Yearly Property Tax Rate:
  Yearly Home Value Increase Rate:
Result Returned: RentBuy
Price of Home After Appreciation:  
Remaining Balance After Years:  
Equity Earned:  
Tax Savings (at 28%):  
Avg. Monthly Payment Over Time:
Total Payment:
Total Savings On:

Note: The calculator above uses these items in its calculations: private mortgage insurance, homeowner's insurance cost, loan closing cost, cost of selling a home, property tax, homeowner's tax saving, and rent increases. Calculator results are estimates only.



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